Crafty – meaning of the word and examples

Clever, especially in a dishonest or secret way. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Skillful in underhand or evil schemes; cunning; deceitful; sly. (Dictionary.com)

Adept in the use of subtlety and cunning. (Merriam – Webster)

Marked by subtlety and guile. (Merriam – Webster)

If you describe someone as crafty, you mean that they achieve what they want in a clever way, often by deceiving people. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Quote-fancy.

https://quotefancy.com/quote/1444552/John-Tillotson-The-crafty-person-is-always-in-danger-and-when-they-think-they-walk-in-the

Treacherous and crafty.

https://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-treacherous-crafty-young-man-isolated-gray-background-emotional-portrait-image91411441

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